WAW-F242A8: Roman Coin: As or Dupondius of unknown 1st to 3rd century ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F242A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy dupondius or As dating from the middle 1st century to the late 3rd century, circa AD50-270. The obverse of the coin is very abraded. The reverse shows a standing figure facing right, holding a cornucopiae with their left hand. The right hand is extended and there is something not discernible underneath the right hand. The reverse inscription is illegible. The obverse is undiscernible. Mint of Rome

Diameter: 28.13mm. Thickness: 3.55mm. Weight: 8.4g. Die axis not known.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.55 mm
Weight: 8.4 g
Diameter: 28.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th October 2013 - Sunday 6th October 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Midlands Federation - Barnacle Rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 70

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Undiscernible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure left holding cornucopiae and right hand extended
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Shilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3785
Four figure Latitude: 52.46169857
Four figure longitude: -1.45686012
1:25K map: SP3785
1:10K map: SP38NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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